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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Ayiba Magazine

Over 350 articles and counting

Influencer Issue
4 months ago

Influencer Issue

This issue will focus on thought leaders, truth-tellers, trendsetters, and other influencers in the African and Diaspora communities. Each article will bring you new vibrant voices to tune into. Start reading here. …
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Legends Issue
1 year ago

Legends Issue

What makes a classic a classic? What defines an icon? This issue is packed with classic recipes, iconic brands in the making and legends-to-be. With each article, we exemplify …
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Freedom Issue
1 year ago

Freedom Issue

The Freedom Issue, our 12th issue, pays homage to freedom of thought and expression. Our aim is to highlight the controversial issues that affect our generation from human …
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Marianne Olaleye’s photography celebrates black and minority ethnic women
20 hours ago

Marianne Olaleye’s photography celebrates black and minority ethnic women

Marianne Olaleye is the London-based portrait photographer whose stunning work is on the cover of our latest issue. She is currently studying full-time for her master’s at London School of Economics. …
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Nairobi to Kigali: An East African Safari
21 hours ago

Nairobi to Kigali: An East African Safari

The minute the bus that was to ferry me from Nairobi to Kigali pulled up to the front of the bus station, my heart sank to my stomach. Too late …
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South Africa’s youngest MP slays her first address
4 days ago

South Africa’s youngest MP slays her first address

The youngest Member of Parliament (MP) in South Africa, 24-year-old Hlomela Bucwa, took her turn to address the house for the first time on Tuesday. She delivered a contribution to …
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Exposure Issue
1 week ago

Exposure Issue

Our 17th issue, the Exposure Issue, will focus on the theme of vulnerability, highlighting individuals who have used openness, humility, strength, and self expression to challenge rigid value systems and affect …
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OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa
2 weeks ago

OUTLIERZ: A new seed investment fund dedicated to Africa

A new Morocco-based seed investment fund, dedicated to providing smart capital to African startups, launches. The initiative is led by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, and backed by some of the world’s …
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The Journey of a Brazilian Babalawo
2 weeks ago

The Journey of a Brazilian Babalawo

While the Nigerian state is being divided on religious lines, the Middle East gets dichotomized with the spilled blood of the dead and injured, the Mexican wall goes up in …
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Opportunities from UNESCO, MasterCard and more
2 weeks ago

Opportunities from UNESCO, MasterCard and more

Here are some great new opportunities for Africans, brought to you once again by Ayiba, in conjunction with Opportunity Desk. We want our Ayiba family to succeed and are always …
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Most romantic African getaways for Valentine’s Day
3 weeks ago

Most romantic African getaways for Valentine’s Day

Love is certainly in the air, and as the special day of celebrating love draws near, most of us are rampaging the internet for ideas of gifts to give and …
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Luvvie Ajayi’s I’m Judging You will be our next Shondaland Obsession
3 weeks ago

Luvvie Ajayi’s I’m Judging You will be our next Shondaland Obsession

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers’ Shondaland, alongside ABC Signature Studios, have acquired rights to Luvvie Ajayi’s debut book I’m Judging You: The Do Better Manual to develop as a cable comedy …
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The poetic response to Trump’s #RefugeeBan
4 weeks ago

The poetic response to Trump’s #RefugeeBan

Warsan Shire, a Somali-born in Kenya and raised in London, has been writing about the refugee experience for years. She was thrust into the limelight when Beyonce featured her poems …
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